The Shortcomings of the App-Mentality

With 1645 billionaires in the world today and an increasing number of them joining the Three Comma Club through applications such as WhatsApp, Snapchat and so on, one can see the appeal of making the next big app.

The formula is simple. Make an Application. People use it. You (and your team) get rich.

10 Steps in Starting a Business: Lessons from the Informal Sector in Uganda

A few months ago in the summer, I decided to leave England to do some consulting work in Africa. Most people go to Nigeria, Kenya or Ghana; and so I decided to go for something different even though I am Nigerian. In order to get a different perspective. I’ll be sharing a few of my experiences.

Nigerians and Their Database Wahala

A Ghanaian friend of mine always said Africans need a very stern and pragmatic leader, until which development will never be achieved. She points to JJ Rawlings in Ghana, and she goes further afield to point to Lee Kuan Yew the developer of the burgeoning Singapore.

There is the common saying “you can take a horse to the river but cannot force it to drink water”

Linda Ikeji: Anything is possible

By Ojie Imoloame As I sit down in my car en route to work in traffic, I glance through the images of Miss Ikeji‎ sharing the wonderful news of her recent Real Estate acquisition in Nigeria’s most desired neighborhood – Banana Island. I feel only joy for her. Linda belongs to a group of people…

How a Chinese Billionaire Built Her Fortune

BY David Barboza As seen on NY Times Zhou Qunfei is the world’s richest self-made woman. Ms. Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $27 million estate in Hong Kong. She jets off to Silicon Valley and Seoul to court executives at Apple and Samsung, her two biggest customers. She has played host to…

Taylor Swift Vs Apple

  Taylor Swift VS Apple: Taylor Wins!  I take great pride in getting things done. My slogan is “Effectiveness and Efficiency”, short for EE. I believe very strongly in integrity because my mother always says, “you word is all you have”. In addition, I believe in speaking out. If something does not make sense or…